The Dead Pool and The Also Rans

Location Marketing Bootcamp Yerba Buena Salon_10
Please note: to attend, your registration must include Location Marketing Bootcamp.

A report card on the health of the Where industry ranging from basic statistics, failures and soft landings and success stories from derived from data in Crunchbase.

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Sophia Parafina


Sophia is working on new projects yet to be named. Previously, she was Director of Operations at OpenGeo and a Adjunct Professor at Hunter College. Sophia organized Augmented Reality DevCamp NYC and hosts AR New York Meetups. Before joining OpenGeo, she was a founder and CTO of IONIC Enterprise (acquired by Erdas) and Senior Program Manager for In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s venture capital fund.

  • Esri
  • AT&T Interactive
  • Google
  • Nokia, Location & Commerce
  • Facebook
  • Bing
  • Control Group
  • Localeze
  • MyCityWay
  • Socrata
  • Urban Airship
  • MapQuest

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